In Kharkov, a business incubator for IT-specialists will be created. This was announced on September 7, 2012 at the closure of the international economic forum “Innovations. Investment. Kharkov Initiative” by the chairman of the Kharkov Regional State Administrator Mykhail Dobkin.
According to him, it has already been found and restored the building area of 14 thousand square meters for the business incubator, including all support services for the employees of IT-sphere and for programmers. “The building with its private area is under reconstruction to create infrastructure for the employees of IT-sphere There are all necessary conditions for work, commencing from very powerful computers and finishing with the baby-sitters, who will take care of children. Due to specific nature of their work the programmers can not pay enough attention to the children, “- said the governor. According to him, the project will be the first one of this kind in Ukraine. “At the beginning of the next year we’ll launch the campaign. Kharkov is famous for lots of highly skilled programmers who work for many companies, but unfortunately they do it in uncivilized manner, actually being not in business, but in the shade. I think that
our software to be developed in Kharkov already in civilized conditions, will be in demand with all major companies “, – said Mikhail Dobkin. As was reported in the course of the forum by Vitaly Stavropolskiy, the project manager of “Voomy IT-park”, for the business incubator a building on pr. Moskovsky is under reconstruction. For a few decades there was located a research institute. The building will contain approximately 50 zones corresponding to lifestyle of programmers. The work area will take no more than 60% of IT-park – it will be not only for work, but for learning and having fun as well. In particular, there will be functioning classes and interactive conference room. “It is necessary to bring a creative environment, which promotes the formation of new ideas”, – said Vitaly Stavropolskiy. The building has already been purchased. Now, a reconstruction project is being developed. “Upon repair and construction work we will continue to communicate with potential partners, with those organizations that will order services in our park, as well as investors and venture capital funds that will finance projects”, – said Vitaly Stavropolskiy. A mini version of VOOMY-IT Park starts on March 1 already: VOOMY-IT Park to launch on March 1 Here you can read an Interview with VOOMY IT Park CEO, Vitaliy Stavropolskiy.